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2015 anthologyFor the last six weeks of our 2016 Award, the 2015 Anthology is now reduced to £6 inc p&p (for UK residents). Payment via paypal button below.

The 2015  BSSA Anthology is available in print and digital format and published by the Self Publishing Partnership under their Brown Dog Books imprint.  We are delighted that writer and artist, Elinor Nash designed the cover for us again.

Twenty stories – the winning, shortlisted and a selection of the longlisted stories from the 2015 award – “A hot, tragic summer in 1980s Belfast. The loss of love echoed through the Shipping Forecast. A woman writes ‘love’ letters for illiterate girls in the Far East. The Kilburnie Kings hit the town. An old lady makes final plans for ‘moksha’. These winning stories and other selected ones in the 2015 collection, ‘deal with the way we live in all corners of the world; diversity in action and emotion.’ Carrie Kania, literary agent and 2015 Bath Short Story Award shortlist judge.”

NB: Before you buy, please note that because of the cost of posting overseas we only sell the anthology on this site to UK residents. If you live elsewhere in the world, buy from Amazon £7.99 print (plus postage and packing) and £4.79 digital

UK residents only can now buy the print version of the 2015 anthology via paypal for £6 per copy (includes postage and packing).

Bath residents can also buy copies from Mr B’s Emporium of Books, Bath and Visit Bath


2014 Anthology


Artist  and writer, Elinor Nash pictured here, won the Bath Short Story Prize 2014 and also designed the 2014 cover for us

The 2014 Bath Short Story Award Anthology  was published  in October 2014  by the Self Publishing Partnership under their Brown Dog Books imprint and the cover designed by our 2014 prizewinner Elinor Nash, a  talented, exhibiting artist as well as a writer. The hard copy edition is now sold out but you can still buy the digital version from Amazon. Current price £4.17.

We had 1000 entries in the 2014 competition and this collection contains the winning, shortlisted  and selected longlisted stories. There are twenty stories in the volume, and the subject matter and writing styles are very different. We hope reading these wonderful stories, from both published and unpublished writers, will inspire and encourage you – especially if you’re thinking of entering the 2015 award.

 2013 Bath Short Story Award Anthology. Available in digital form only.

cover-200x300-1 Twelve stories from the 2013 short story competition in this gem of a good read. We were delighted to have an offer from Emma Dally, then of Heart Magazines,  for e-publication of stories from our first short story competition. Writers included in the anthology are Debz Hobbs Wyatt, Andrew Blackman, Joanna Campbell, Julia Bohanna, Anna Metcalfe, Eammon Griffin, Susan Luddem, Rowena Macdonald, Liz Gwinnell, Holly Atkinson, Joanna Pocock, Maria Powell.

Details: E-Anthology of twelve stories from the 2013 Bath Short Story Award published by Emma Dally of Hearst Publishing in the Good Reads imprint and promoted by Good Housekeeping Magazine. Available from Amazon